Sisulu to assess Vaal River clean-up efforts

21 January 2020, 5:12 AM
Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu will on Tuesday visit the Vaal Intervention Project, in Vereeniging, on a fact-finding mission regarding the progress made in the project so far.
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No business boom for Sandton street hawkers 27 July 2018, 8:55 PM

Sandton might have been the busiest part of Johannesburg this week - where deals of billions of rands were signed, but for the hawkers on the streets of the area, there was no business boom as it was anticipated.

Vatican launches live translation app for papal events 27 July 2018, 7:25 PM

Catholics can now listen to Pope Francis' speeches live in five languages following the launch of a new smartphone app, the Vatican announced on Friday.

Ethiopia’s torn Orthodox church reunites after 27 years 27 July 2018, 4:53 PM

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has overseen the reunification of two feuding wings of the one of the world's oldest Christian churches, his top aide said Friday.

TV’s Roseanne says tweet ‘cost me everything’ but wasn’t racist 27 July 2018, 6:49 AM

Comedian Roseanne Barr apologized on Thursday for her controversial Twitter comment that caused the cancellation of her US comedy show "Roseanne,"but insisted she had been misunderstood and said the mistake"cost me everything."

Michelle Williams finds love, marries after Heath Ledger death 27 July 2018, 6:40 AM

 Actress Michelle Williams has quietly married, telling Vanity Fair magazine she never gave up on love after the death of her partner Heath Ledger 10 years ago.

Facebook’s reality check sends stock reeling 26 July 2018, 5:45 PM

It has turned into a brutal reality check for Facebook.

Closure of Durban beaches “disappointing” 26 July 2018, 3:37 PM

Tourists and beach-goers have expressed their disappointment that they are not able to go into the sea at the Durban beach front.

Celebrities and media react to Demi Lovato’s reported overdose 26 July 2018, 10:58 AM

Pop star Demi Lovato was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday due to a suspected overdose, according to media reports.

Countdown begins to Anthony Hamilton’s touchdown 26 July 2018, 8:45 AM

The countdown has begun and it’s not too long until Grammy Award winning R&B and soul royalty Anthony Hamilton journeys on SA soil.

Final ‘Game of Thrones’ season to air in first half of 2019 26 July 2018, 7:43 AM

HBO will debut the final season of its international hit “Game of Thrones” in the first half of next year and it aims to start production on a prequel in 2019, a network executive said on Wednesday.

Participants challenge SABC to report with impartiality 25 July 2018, 6:52 PM

The public consultation process around the review of the SABC's editorial policy was held in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday.

SA woman honoured for her work with sex workers 25 July 2018, 10:32 AM

Sex workers rights advocate, Duduzile Dlamini is to receive the first ever Prudence Mabele award at the 22nd International Aids Conference in Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

The statue is a reminder of the day Madiba was released from prison.
Madiba statue unveiled at Cape Town City Hall 25 July 2018, 10:16 AM

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says she remembers the day former President Nelson Mandela made his first speech as a free man in 1990, as if it was yesterday.

SABC urged to give more attention to vernacular languages 25 July 2018, 9:50 AM

The SABC has been urged to give more attention to the use of vernacular languages on both radio and television programmes.

Singer Demi Lovato hospitalised for drug overdose 25 July 2018, 7:02 AM

Pop star Demi Lovato was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday after an apparent drug overdose but remained in stable condition, reports said.

The 2018 BRICS Film Festival will be taking place at the Playhouse theatre in Durban.
Filmmakers push for treaty among BRICS countries 24 July 2018, 9:42 AM

Representatives of the film industry in BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are pushing for a formal co-operation treaty in this field.

Stormy Daniels and husband to divorce: lawyer 23 July 2018, 9:46 PM

Adult film star Stormy Daniels, who is battling President Donald Trump in court over their alleged sexual encounter a decade ago, and her husband plan to divorce, her lawyer announced Monday.

BRICS members to boost film industries 23 July 2018, 8:42 PM

BRICS member countries are moving closer to a treaty which looks set to boost the film industries in these countries.

R. Kelly hits back and reveals abuse in 19-minute song 23 July 2018, 5:50 PM

Singer R. Kelly, the target of a boycott campaign over his treatment of women, hit back Monday in a 19-minute song in which he reveals he was abused himself.

Gillian Pillay shares her Trek4Mandela experience 23 July 2018, 11:52 AM

The Trek4Mandela team which embarked on a journey to summit Mount Kilimanjaro has returned home.

South Africa is one of the most “unsafe” countries: Law and Order index 23 July 2018, 9:17 AM

South Africa is the sixth least secure country out of the 142 countries with an index value of 58,    that’s according to the Gallup 2018 Global Law and Order report.

A cartoon picture of Madiba.
Iziko Museum honours Nelson Mandela 22 July 2018, 9:48 PM

The Iziko South African Museum in Cape Town is honouring Nelson Mandela with a very special exhibit of his life and times.

Zwide community keeps Madiba’s spirit alive 22 July 2018, 9:25 PM

The community of Zwide in Port Elizabeth has shown the true spirit of ubuntu in keeping the spirit of former President Nelson Mandela month alive.

Kalk Bay sign
Kalk Bay named one of the ‘coolest places’ – Forbes 22 July 2018, 8:58 PM

Residents of Cape Town's Kalk Bay say they are excited but not surprised that their fishing village has been voted one of the world's coolest neighbourhoods.

Dundee-July continues to grow 22 July 2018, 4:33 PM

Thousands of spectators flocked to the mining town of Dundee in KwaZulu-Natal for the Dundee-July this weekend.

Mpumalanga Heritage to revive historical town 22 July 2018, 1:15 PM

The Mpumalanga Heritage has added its voice to the call urging the provincial government to revive historical towns.

Axe party of the year to take place on Wednesday 22 July 2018, 12:14 PM

The Axe party of the year is set to take place in Johannesburg on July, 25.

Youth movement urged to restore dignity of Africans 22 July 2018, 9:55 AM

The two-day African Youth Summit held in Pretoria has ended with delegates resolving to immediately form an African youth movement.

Roads closure for MTN walk the Talk 22 July 2018, 7:09 AM

Johannesburg Metro Police have warned motorists to avoid roads in and around Emmarentia on Sunday, as they have been blocked off for a walking event.

Veteran musician Ali Katt laid to rest 21 July 2018, 8:48 PM

Legendary musician Ali Katt was laid to rest on Saturday in Tembisa. Friends and family paid their last respects to Albert Moroatshehla who died at age 60.